• Law School Without the Law Degree?

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    Law school
    enrollment has seen some interesting trends in the last two decades. From 1976
    to 2000, law school enrollment grew steadily. Then, between 2000 and 2002, law
    schools increased their first-year enrollment by 11%. This increase continued
    and peaked at 2010 at 52,404 incoming law students (compared to about $43,000
    in the year…

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  • KNOW YOUR LAS VEGAS FAMILY COURT JUDGE

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    More
    so than in other courts, decisions made by family court judges involve
    significant discretion.  Judges are human
    and fallible.  Their personal biases,
    philosophies, and life experiences influence their rulings and “tip the scales”
    in their decision making.  That’s why the
    lawyers at Pecos Law Group believe that knowing your judge is almost as important
    as…

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  • NEVADA CHILD SUPPORT LAW

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    1. NRS 125B.080: MODIFYING CHILD SUPPORT IN NEVADA

    In Nevada, the district court has authority to modify a support order only upon the finding of a factual or legal change in circumstances since the entry of the last order. Rivero v. Rivero, 125 Nev. Adv. Op. 34, 25, 216 P.3d…

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  • Experienced Nevada Appellate Attorneys

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    Experienced Nevada Appellate Attorneys
     

    Pecos Law Group has experienced Nevada Appellate lawyers to handle your Nevada Supreme Court appeals.  Not all attorneys are appeals lawyers.  Appellate representation in the Nevada Supreme Court requires specific skill and experience.  Judges are not perfect, and you are not necessarily stuck with a poor…

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  • “36 Cents and a Gas Station Credit Card:” Financial Abuse in Intimate Partner Relationships

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    In June 1976, a woman wearing dark sunglasses and a blood-stained white suit checked into a Ramada Inn in Texas with nothing but, as she described, “36 cents and a gas station credit card.” That woman was Tina Turner, whose abusive relationship with Ike Turner has been well-documented. What…

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  • vegas east attorneys

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    vegas east attorneys is proud to announce that Alicia Exley has received a Circle of Support Award from the Clark County Bar Association for demonstrating exceptional dedication to community service.

    The Circle of Support Award was created by former Clark County Bar Association President Dara Goldsmith to signify the strength…

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  • Why the IRS Isn’t Completely Heartless: Innocent Spouse, Separation of Liability, and Equitable Relief

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    It’s not uncommon in a marriage where one spouse is responsible for preparing the couple’s joint tax return and the other spouse signs off without reviewing it. After all, it’s their spouse and they’ve always done the taxes. They’re not going to do anything wrong, right?

    Typically, when a married…

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  • Online Compatibility: Not Just for Dating Anymore

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    Most are familiar with the online dating site Match.com, as it was launched 23 years ago. In the last two decades, this same “compatibility technology” has now expanded. To the surprise of many, the technology is now being used to place children in the foster care system with potential…

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  • Is Divorce Contagious? Science Says, “Maybe.”

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    A stereotype that divorce attorneys are all too familiar with is the idea that divorce is “contagious,” and that the person who wants to get a divorce “got the idea” from a friend or relative. Divorce lawyers hear this accusation all the time from their clients, but an in-depth…

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  • Giving Just Got Better: Using Qualified Charitable Distributions to Reduce Taxable Income

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    The Qualified Charitable Distribution, or QCD, has been around since 2006. Recent tax law changes make the QCD more than just a convenience; it is now a viable instrument for some people to reduce their taxable income.

    Using a Qualified Charitable Distribution is a method to make a charitable gift…

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